The Governor of North Carolina is the head of the executive branch of North Carolina's state government and serves as commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The executive is the organ that exercises authority in and holds responsibility for the governance of a state.
North Carolina governor declares State of Emergency by Fox News
The current governor, Pat McCrory, lost his bid for re-election in 2016.
Patrick Lloyd McCrory is an American politician and the 74th Governor of North Carolina, who has been in office since 2013.
Video Message from North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory by Office of Governor Pat McCrory
Roy Cooper will take office as the state's 75th governor on January 7, 2017.